Term Information

Accession
PO:0006310
Name
tassel floret
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
florete del penacho (borla) (Spanish, exact), 雄穂小花 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A small staminate flower (PO:0025600) that is part of a tassel spikelet (PO:0006309). Source: PMID:12015291, POC:Laurel_Cooper, POC:Ramona_Walls
Comment
The tassel floret (PO:0006310) initiates both stamens (PO:0009029) and carpels (PO:0009030), but all carpels abort during development. Found in Zea spp.
Subset
Maize
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Parents of tassel floret (PO:0006310)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
tassel floret [is_a relation] is_a  staminate flower (PO:0025600)
tassel floret [is_a relation] is_a  spikelet floret (PO:0009082)
tassel floret [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  tassel spikelet (PO:0006309)
Children of tassel floret (PO:0006310)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
upper floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006316) [is_a relation] is_a  tassel floret
upper floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006314) [is_a relation] is_a  tassel floret
lower floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006313) [is_a relation] is_a  tassel floret
lower floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006315) [is_a relation] is_a  tassel floret
PO_GIT
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